The Vermont Cynic

Why we should all be reading more news

Why we should all be reading more news

Sophie Oehler

February 26, 2020

When I was younger, my favorite thing to listen to on the radio was “Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me!” on NPR, and my favorite TV show was Rick Steves’ Europe travel review on PBS. I know I must sound like the lamest 7-year-old ever, but my love for NPR and PBS has now helped me appreciate the im...

Who is afraid of the opinion section? A conversation

Who is afraid of the opinion section? A conversation

Henry Mitchell

November 3, 2018

Scene: Person One overhears anguish from Person Two and investigates the source Person Two has read the headline of a New York Times op-ed titled “The Curse of Affirmative Action” and appears to be in a fit of rage. Person One tries to talk it out with Person Two, causing tension. Person One: ...

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